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with the petraeus sex scandal. >> and looking for an extra boost of energy? why some say you should think twice before downing a bottle of 5-hour energy or another popular drink. details about a federal investigation next. >> also, he is the latest celebrity to get the madam tussaud's treatment. we'll tell you what steven colbert is doing in d.c. today. wow. >> as we take you to the break, live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie, that's next. p risis,h >>> the home of the woman linked to the scandal involving former cia director david petraeus and his mistress has become a must see for the tourists and local residents have been flocking to jill kelly's house in tampa, florida, to take pictures or wait for a glimpse of the socialite herself. i know we're not supposed to do this now. i have been to tampa and driven down there, because i'm like, lock at these beautiful homes and, you know, you understand the curiosity. i wouldn't seek it out, you know. >> it's a house. >> how about if you're in tampa? >> still wouldn
-- testily need -- desperately need for clean energy that will protect the planet. host: how does it work as a tax and how is it calculated? guest: day carbon tax is populated on the carbon content of the fossil fuel. coal is going to be taxed the most. natural gas the least an oil somewhere in the middle. renewables would not be taxed at all because they have no carbon in them. anything that is made with fossil fuels is one to become more expensive. that may seem like a negative, it is actually a positive. we need that pricing to bring away from transition t fossil fuel and away from 30 energy. it will make the economy more efficient and the tax -- to bring about the transition away from fossil fuel and away from dirty energy. the talk in washington in the past few weeks has been about a carbon tax of $20 per ton of carbon dioxide. that is hard to translate. it would be maybe half a cent a kilowatts in electricity and 18 cents a gallon more in the price of gasoline. that will bring about $100 million more a year in revenue. you could reform the tax code to make it more fair, more efficie
retaliation overnight. we're live in jerusalem. >>> drink danger. the wildly popular pick-me-up, 5-hour energy, now linked to the deaths of 13 people. what you need to know. >>> and it is tough to take it this hour. why hitting that snooze button turns out to be a really bad idea. >>> good morning, everyone. we have new details this morning on the sex scandal that brought down former cia director david petraeus. we've learned the name of that mystery agent from the fbi who first exposed the petraeus affair. he is fbi veteran agent frederick humphries. notorious for sending shirtless photos of himself to another key player in the scandal. >> he says it was just a lighthearted joke. that woman would be jill kelly, seen on the right, which claims she was threatened by petraeus' lover. she has been stripped of her special access to macdill air force base in tampa. and paula broadwell is under investigation for storing military documents, on her computer. and for the first time president obama has weighed in on this mess. preeti arla has the latest. >> reporter: president obama walked into the east
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points, that is the biggest loss percentage wise of all the indices. in the energy pits, by the way, natural gas, take a look at what happened. contrasting with oil, natural gas getting a big pop almost 5% pop today. lots of news of what this administration might be able to accept, they may not be negative on. awaiting earnings because the wide reach seen as an economic dull weather for the country and certainly tech stocks in particular. no progress, ballooning deficits, that is what european leaders are facing across the pond but also the situation we're facing right here at home. watch out, the u.s. could become the next grease. plus we're going back to the global leadership conference where she is surrounded by all kinds of business leaders. what do you have coming up? >> we were surrounded when richard branson was here. they scattered, they all went to go listen to what is of ccurse one of the most exciting and innovative entrepreneurs on the planet. coming up, another one, this time jimmy wale of wikipedia, the cofounder. you and i haven't spoken to him in the past. boy is he
is considering shipping some of their u.s. shale gas assets to asia. with the current push for energy independence in the u.s., would that even pass regulatory muster and what impact would that have on the stock price? >> a lot of people are feeling that epa will make it so that the only one that can export from here is cheniere lng. i don't think you'll be able to export. i think the government will stop it. tom in new york? tom? >> caller: boo-yah, jim, from new york. >> good to have you. >> caller: i've been hearing so much about true religion. where do you think they're headed? >> it's happening. you have to be on to the next one. that is for real. i'm looking for the next takeover play. but only one that has good fundamentals. how about charlie in washington state? charlie? [ busy tone ] >> wow, charlie sounds like one of those eagles plays i called in yesterday. yeah, it was my fault. the fiscal cliff is clouding judgment and overshadowing good investment opportunities. we have to keep the pressure on. and then we can go back to saving for our kids and retirement. "mad money" wi
charged three more people over the deep water horizon accident. this from environment and energy news. the justice department charged three workers involved in the deepwater horizon with various criminal violations. dd go down to amarillo, texas, merlin is waiting on the independent line. you're on the "washington journal." caller: i was just wondering how much b.p. has actually made cleaning up the spill? host: not a stat i have for you right now, merlin. i can tell you b.p. was reporting profits in the fourth quarter of 2010 after the spill occurred. profits of about $5.5 billion. the spill occurred in the summer of that year. this according to b.p.'s website. in the third quarter of 2010, b.p.'s profits were about $5 billion. in the fourth quarter of 2011, $7.6 billion in profits. caller: does anybody think that they might have did it on purpose? host: why would you think that, merlin? caller: well, because i heard that the night right before the spill they pulled out their stocks in a lot of, you know, some of the money that they had out there, they pulled out -- host: where are y
. the 5-hour energy drink is possibly being linked to 13 deaths over the course of 4 years. details on where the investigation stands next. ♪ hi dad. many years from now, when the subaru is theirs... hey. you missed a spot. ...i'll look back on this day and laugh. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >>> if you're drinking those 5-hour energy drinks, you should know the fda is now investigating 13 deaths reported as adverse events after drinking the supplements. it is not known whether they caused the deaths. the company has responded to the reports saying it's, quote, unaware of any deaths caused by the consumption of 5-hour energy. end quote. >>> astronaut rich clifford had been on two missions in to space when he was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease. dr. sanjay gupta says that didn't stop him from flying again. >> reporter: for most of us, this view is the closest we'll ever get to outer space. but it's this view that astronaut rich clifford had three times. >> and liftoff. >> reporter: when he blasted in to space in 1992, on "every dever" in 1994 and "atlantis"
can burn off the inventory. clean energy fuels had them on last night. why focus on this? they have a clear growth path to build out stations. lloyd blankfein said in his editorial that key thing for growth in our country is energy. abundant energy. i thought we should look at clean energy that would benefit. markwest, this is a company that has a price above where they did secondary. look at the "wall street journal" word on the street. they say that maybe mlps have been oversold. if we're going to drill in this country for more energy, i like to think of halliburton down to 30. some people will say weatherford upgraded by a number of people and then let's not forget chesapeake. they came out this morning in a piece last night said we're more nat gas than i would like to be in ohio. when i spent time in ohio, 80% of what we put out on rigs is nat gas. you need the markwest pipeline to take natural gas to chesapeake to bring it to the east or to give it to clean energy fuels and in order to be able to drill oil, that's halliburton. that's the family of names that i'm focused on. >>
gas leak. a spoix man for citizens energy reported no one called in smelling gas ahead of the explosion. that doesn't rule out a gas leak. no one smelled it at the time. explosion. a bomb has been ruled out and a possibility that a meth lab exploded. that possibility has been ruled out. that cause very much a mystery, jenna. jenna: any warning at all this was about to takes place? >> it happened in an instant. people were going about their business doing what you would do on a saturday night. at at once the explosion happened, turned the neighborhood into a fireball. shook homes as far as three miles away. left behind charred earth, splintered wood, broken glass. 200 people are out of their homes. 31 homes looks like they will be taken right down to the ground. two people killed by the force of this blast, it all happened without warning. it happened in an instant, jenna. jenna: so odd and scary. hopefully we get answers on this. mike, thank you. >> you got it. rick: when we come back a new concern for women who are pregnant who could develop the flu. how it could impac
those 5-hour energy drinks, you should know the fda is now investigating 13 deaths reported as adverse events after drinking the supplements. it is not known whether they caused the deaths. the company has responded to the reports saying it's, quote, unaware of any deaths caused by the consumption of 5-hour energy. end quote. >>> astronaut rich clifford had been on two missions in to space when he was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease. dr. sanjay gupta says that didn't stop him from flying again. >> reporter: for most of us, this view is the closest we'll ever get to outer space. but it's this view that astronaut rich clifford had three times. >> and liftoff. >> reporter: when he blasted in to space in 1992, on "every dever" in 1994 and "atlantis" in 1996. as he flew the last shuttle mission on the way to the space station, clifford was carrying a secret. he had recently been diagnosed with parkinson's disease. >> i didn't really have any symptoms than the right arm didn't swing naturally when i walked. >> reporter: he had a clean bill of health but telling the doctor that hi
. >> the energy shots that are out suck. they suck. >> reporter: the major winning the troops over in new york handing out two sips in bottle and you won't blink. >> it wept really well. >> reporter: 7 million will watch as he tells us about rubbing pack a ruckus with the military use what they need and nothing elseyou buy the civil rob ready to share his energy in a bottle story. >> if you are shaky with caffeine that's not good for a snipe. >> reporter: instead of concentrating on ingredients went after symptoms. >> we cared about not being tired and we cared about being mentally sharp after 24 hours being up. >> reporter: he has 10 to 12 military families invested and was going slow but they couldn't keep up with demand and needed to go on shark tank. >> it was fast paced it's to -- it's to dig into the military discipline. >> reporter: what happened. >> there are 6 million watching right now. >> i can tell you but, we will lose a camera and you will lose the footage. >> reporter: the major who did a solo mission said he is giving us an awake promotion that we deserve. >> everybody has a ba
incentives on the one hand to encourage renewable energy. but we also need a government that's willing to say no. no, you can't mine the alberta tar sands and burn enough carbon that you will have game over for the climate as james hansen has said. >> but i'm one of those who is the other end of the corporation. i mean, we had a crisis in new york the last two weeks. we couldn't get gasoline for the indispensable vehicles that get us to work, get us to the supermarket, get us to our sick friends or neighbors. i mean, the point i'm trying to make is we are all the fossil fuel industry, are we not? naomi klein: you know, we often hear that. we often hear that we're all equally responsible for climate change. and that it's just the rules of supply and demand. >> i have two cars. i keep them filled with gasoline. >> i think the question is if there was a fantastic public transit system that really made it easy for you to get to where you wanted to go, would you drive less? i don't know about you, but i certainly would. >> i mean, i use the subways all of the time. >> if it was possible to rechar
with climate change and energy. and he seemed to really downplay any expectations of sweeping energy and climate change legislation. saying instead that he was focusing first on the economy and creating jobs. >> i am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it has impacted -- as a consequence i think we have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. and understandably i think the american people right now have been so focused and will continue to be focused on our economy and jobs and growth that if the message is somehow we're going to ignore jobs and growth simply to address climate change, i don't think anybody's going to go for that. i won't go for that. >> reporter: now, wolf, president obama said that more needs to be done. but he says he wants to have a national conversation talking to scientists, elected officials, engineers. so keeping it very broad. not getting into specifics. not talking about the sweeping energy and climate change legislation. but when you're talking to folks on both sides of this, those who are environmentalists, those who ar
that. >> that's right. we love him. he's already brought a great energy to the 9:00 and we're really, really happy. >> there's a lot of happy people outside rockefeller center. >> we're not sure we've seen this quite so far in advance. of the actual event. >> one direction is coming to the plaza. usually doesn't start on friday night for a conner is on tuesday. it stretches all the way down the block. usually a day or two in advance people come. sara haines is outside with these folks. hey, sara. >> you can't see. the line wraps all the way around and up about four blocks. right now i'm here with a bunch of girls from pennsylvania that have been here since saturday, but you went home, can you tell us about that? >> we had a field hockey tryout, that we had to go to because it decides what team we are on some it was mandatory. >> you took the bus back and then your mom and dad -- >> we took a bus back yesterday morning and got home around 11:00. our tryout was over around 5:00, we showered and my parents held us back. >> the mom that held the place by herself for the whole day, mom of
this morning's money report. >> reporter: good morning. dramatic reversal on oil, international energy agency predicts u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years all but self-sufficient in energy in 20 years, major reason increased production of shale oil we are doing better with keeping up with mortgage payments. percentage of those two months or more behind is now the lowest in more than three years. top british journal says no evidence tamiflu works. dozens of governments around the world stopped it in case there's another global flu outbreak world health organization is convinced it works the journal >>> beautiful picture from the sutro tower. high clouds and sun warmer weather on the way. >>> chevron has found a way to get around costly clean air requirements. the plant was damaged in august by a fire that sent a black cloud into the air several thousand sought medical attention. chevron has told the air quality management district it intends to repair not replace the damaged unit that means they will not be required to install new equipment chevron says it will voluntarily
. . >>> say it ain't so. why you might not be able to eat a >>> energy drink drama. >>> of government is now taking a closer look at potential changes for the 5-hour energy, the dangers of 5-hour energy drink after the food and drug administration received 13 death reports since 2008 that mentioned the highly calf feeted drink. there is no proof that it contributed to the deaths. cases call for more studies. >>> a hormone could help men with wandering eyes stay faithful. a group of men were given the so-called love hormone oxytocin in the form of nasal spray. another group got a placebo. they kept a greater distance when approached by attractive women. >>> we were talking about this earlier. can you prove that the ones who did not go near the attractive women who approached them were just doing it because they're good men who know better. >> or they have been well traepbd by their women. >> like fear of death? >> exactly. 6:27 is our time right now. the local university kicked off the list of best colleges. >>> and a local college student accused of killing her roommate. i may not be what po
of those popular energy drinks. >>> a lot of us waking up to temperatures below freezing right now. a look at whether the cold is >>> looking at the stories making headlines right now at 5:30. the deadly attack of a u.s. consulate in libya. >>> a prince george's sheriff's deputy on leave this morning after shooting a man in riverdale. >> today is your first chance to plan to close as many as 20 d.c. schools. much more throughout the morning. first, good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >>> welcome back on this thursday, november 15th. it's going to be hard to peel the blanket off this morning. >> so hard. >> and bundle up when you get outside. >> here's tom kierein with your forecast. tom, good morning. >> grab the winter coat. temperatures around the region are in the mid and upper stheur30s. on the bay it's in the low 40s. here's your hour-by-hour forecast. 7:00 a.m., temperatures mid-30s. a lot of cloudiness. cloudiness through noon time. during the afternoon, sunshine breaking out. temperatures around 50 degrees. sunrise, 6:51. sunset, 4:54. hometown forecast in 10 minutes. a look at traf
is always in the news. >> plus it gives you a jolt but at what price? the new warning about 5 hour energy drinks. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's get a look at the early- morning numbers. so far, looking pretty good. coming up we'll get an update from ashley morrison. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. but the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down, and you can't grow your enamel back. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel, because it helps to strengthen the enamel. and i believe it's doing a good job. mission... and is beginning another. scientists at nasas in mountain view have used a from the telescope to >>> nasa's kepler space telescope has ended one mission and is beginning another. sign test at nasa ames in mountain view have used data from the telescope to identify more than 2300 possible planets and more than 100 confirmed ones. with the initial 3.5-year
will drive calf too, that's where the energy needs to be put. that's where the biggest bang for the buck will be in the business because, remember, as we looked at these more than minor changes in the financials of the telephone companies across the country, it was so important that we do these two things coi understand didn'tly. -- coincidentally. we got out of sync, one down efficiently and fast. we just have to work the usf thing, and it's about the consumer. >> host: jeff gardner, president and ceo of the windstream corporation. he is also chairman this year of the u.s. telecom trade association. he's been our guest on "the communicators" along with paul barbagallo of bloomberg. gentlemen, thank you. >> guest: thank you.Ñsr >> next, the interim america dialogue discusses the results of the november 6th elections and implications for latin america. panelists discuss the prospects for change with the obama add enrings' policies involving immigration, trade, drug policy, and economic cooperation. this is about an hour and ten minutes. >> this morning, we're going to have a conversation
. the about face is driven by the surge of shale gas and oil production. the international energy agency says the u.s. could become energy self-sufficient in 23 years. >>> greece won more time to recover from its debt crisis. european finance ministers meeting in belgium on monday gave greece until 2016 to implement debt reduction targets. the bailout package cost $305 billion, a $40 billion immediate aid package was delayed as finance ministers hash out how greece is to make it debt sustainable in the long-term. >>> that uncertainty shook asian markets this morning. tokyo's nikkei fell for the seventh straight session, its longest losing run in seven months, while the hang seng dropped more than 1%. trading on wall street was flat as investors grow concerned about the so called fiscal cliff. both the dow jones and the nasdaq were mostly unchanged, each losing a fraction of a point. >>> big changes at microsoft, the president of windows and windows live operations left the company after 23 years. his departure comes less than three weeks after microsoft launched windows 8. the company did not
to be the world's top oil producer in eight years and completely energy independent in less than 20, at least according to one report. many are now asking, why not sooner? liz macdonald has the details from the fox business network. liz? >> yeah, that was a stunning reversal of what the international energy agency said a year ago, jenna. that basically saudi arabia and russia would vie for the number one spot but now it looks like it will be the u.s. although the report does warn, listen the oil and gas boom in the united states is still in its infancy but u.s. crude oil production is up 14%. now there are moves afoot to basically stop the development of the u.s. oil and gas industry. number one, this is what the oil industry is talking about. that basically the interior department is moving to shut 1.6 million acres in the west to oil shale development. it would leave open 677,000 acres open in colorado, utah and wyoming to oil shale development and another 130,000 acres to tar sands development in utah but there will be, separate from there, there is going to be a protest at the white house
but continuing with the theme of abundance, we will see the development of an energy surplus because of technological advances in exploiting both oil and natural gas resources, combined with new energy efficiency measures that will greatly reduce u.s. energy use. now the u.s. is now predicted, the international energy agency, predicts the u.s. will be the, will be the number one producer of oil by 2020. it will also be probably close to the top in the producers of natural gas. this will give us the wealth and income, mike lindh mentioned -- lind, mentioned 1 1/2% of gdp, we have 16 to 20 years to make up for the short fall in, in social security and 4 to 5% in medicare. well, the explosion of a moving from a energy deficit to a energy surplus will more than half close that gdp gap. so, we have a economic conditions that suggest that the challenges we face are the exact opposite of what the bowles-simpson grand bargain would impose on us as a growth strategy. the conditions that we're going to face over the next five to eight years with some amelioration if we do the right things are
. >> energy expert says that is just not accurate. >> saying big energy users like utilities and oil companies have been given permits by the state to cover most of the carbon produced. the caps will be reduced over the years but says there is also a built in incentive to improve. >> if you figure out a way to pick up the gas, you get to keep the permit. >> we asked big oil refineries to weigh in on the issue. chevron reported and as it is required to do. and there is a pro vision in regulations requiring drivers and if projections hold it could raise the gallon of gas by 15 cents. >> and bay area lawmakers raising questions tonight about the fbi handling of the petraeus scandal. he resigned as cia director last week. both house minority leader nancy pelosi and senate intelligence committee chair say they're not happy that they learned of the investigation on television. >> they understand protecting people, i don't understand doing this all under a cloud of secrecy. and people have classified responsibility are not even notified so he can ask questions about it's pro pry tie there are questio
. >>> the fda says over the past four years five-hour energy shots have been cited in the deaths of 13 people. this after last month's news tying monster energy drinks to five fatalities. >>> pizza chain poppa johns is under fire after allegedly sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited text messages to his customers. plaintiffs are seeking $250 million in a class action lawsuit. >>> say it isn't so. twinkies gone by thanksgiving? what would a girl do? hostesses ses it is striking workers don't return to the job by the end of the day, i will will be forced to liquidate. >>> after years in the making, some kansas city folks are being the first ones in the world to test drive google's new super fast broadband service. >>> the 2014 winter games are still more than a year away. folks in moscow are already getting their hands on the official merchandise. >>> and could big pharma have something in the pipeline to keep men from cheating? that's right. a small new study found men in relationships who were given oxy toes instayed far away from unknown attractive women. how about just stay away from
investment in energy policy not just energy politics. >> the senator was in florida for a birthday celebration and he talked on the presidential campaigns. if you missed his speech it's available at journal@cspan.org. other headlines from the chicago tribune. 25 years after the death of harold washington. are black chicagoans better off? this from the baltimore sun. something we're seeing a lot more of in major metropolitan areas. fast money. cameras are plentiful and profitable but are they accurate and reliable. baltimore sun. the richmond times focuses on the international story is expanding air strikes and hamas levelled in ga savment back to policy issues whether or not medicare and medicaid in social security should be all part of the discussion in terms of bringing down the nation's debt. bob. north carolina good morning. republican line. caller: good morning. i would like to point out whenever somebody you know suggests privatizeing the social security system. demonize this push and go people in wheelchairs over a cliff. and in fact, in galveston where they opted out they'r
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our energy policy. we fix problems, we don't complain about them. everybody started coming around -- that's right, we need to start doing that. we had a one-pager about how to address the immigration problem. one page. we went to the floor of the convention, and i will tell you about the texas convention. the largest gathering of conservatives in the nation break 8000 delegates at this convention. we started walking onto the floor, and all of a sudden i see "no amnesty" stickers, and i thought we would have a nice little debate. wrong. little did i note that it was on. they called us every name in the book. we had religious conservatives testify for us. we had this the reputed dr. phil session -- therapeutic doctor full session in the subcommittee. five times they attacked our platform. specifically our one-pager. it opened a lot of people's eyes the conservatives really do understand this problem. i believe the vocal minority and has hijacked this issue and they got us all fighting and they have done that on purpose, to make of that nothing happens -- make sure nothing happens. w
energy sector. the american wind energy industry is in jeopardy. the production tax credit will end december 31, 2012. it must be extended or else 30,000 jobs will be lost and 450 manufacturing businesses will close. two additional measures must also be considered. first, we could apply the master limited partnership and the real estate investment tax programs to the green energy sector and thereby bring significant financing opportunities along with the production tax credit. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from tennessee, mrs. black, for five minutes. mrs. black: thank you, mr. speaker. while the president returned from the campaign trail last week with a slightly more conciliatory tone, his insistence on a year end tax hike on small businesses is unchanged, and frankly that is completely unacceptable. it is unacceptable for more than 23 million americans struggling for work right now. it's unacceptable for millions of middle-class americans struggling to support their families with rising gas prices an
energy was spent on health care and other things coming into the question is do you see that -- how do you strike that balance and do you see that changing as you go forward into the next four years? >> to complicate your questions about what the balance in the short term and the immediate and long-term things that matter for the strength of the economy and i think it's important to recognize that as we get to the next phase of the fiscal reform debate you have to think about this not just about how you bring them down gradually to the point they are sustainable you to think about it in terms of what can you do to improve the long-term growth in the american economy? there are things we have to do in infrastructure and education just to name to that are important to the potential of the country and are not very expensive. if we sacrifice those objectives in the interest of getting more fiscal restraint more quickly than is desirable would do damage across the country, so i would just encourage people to look at -- we want to look at things that are good for growth now and over the long
the widening use of caffeine in energy drinks and even a new line of cracker jacks. the manufacturers say these products are perfectly safe. but the fda is investigating into caffeine concerns. and so is abc's jim avila. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, amy. abc news has obtained 92 of what the fda calls adverse event reports involving 5-hour energy drink. the latest of which is an october death claim of sudden cardiac arrest. the government is investigating. but the founder of 5-hour is fighting back, saying his product is not harmful. some people swear by it. >> i feel more alert. i feel awake. >> reporter: others overdo it, as in these youtube videos. >> chug. chug. >> reporter: but this morning, the ceo and founder of 5-hour energy drink tells abc news that kind of abuse is the only way to hurt yourself with his product. >> if you had ten cups of coffee in an hour, i think you'd end up in a hospital. that would really be a dumb thing to do. >> reporter: manoj bhargava says the 13 deaths and 33 hospitalizations reported to the fda as linked to his 5-hour energy drink are b
energy drinks on the market. these five-hour energy capsules have been cited as a possible factor in 13 deaths. weeks after similar reports tied to monster drinks. we'll have more on that story. and then we'll take a turn, and i know, matt, it's only rock 'n' roll, but you like it. >>> i'm an unabashed lover of the rolling stones and they're celebrating their 50th anniversary. what do they remember as their early days as rock's original bad boys. what would they change if they could do it all again? we'll have an interview coming up. >> you're excited, you're even tweeting about it. >>> we begin with the ever widening scandal that led to the resignation of david petraeus. andrea mitchell is here with the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. in his first comments on the scandal, president obama says he's withholding judgment for now on the fbi inquiry that exposed david petraeus' personal life and forced him to resign. >> thanks to president obama for the confidence -- >> reporter: david petraeus no longer heads the cia, but he's volunteered to testify this week to con
, the energy industry. all of which has constituencies behind them and are difficult to address. >> part of the president's answer to that is to not make the distinction between the corporate and the unincorporated business and raise taxes on what one of the speakers described as passed through entities. large partnerships. and that might have otherwise been corporations. >> i think there is no doubt that the corporate income tax in particular is a rickety structure in need of reform. coming about because we are in a world in which capital is increasingly mobile but we have this boundary around the corporate income tax in based on a national boundary and there is just tension contained in that phenomenon. there is dramatically different perspectives about where to move. the republican party seems much more interested in a territorial system where you get past on the profits that accrue in the united states. democrats are worried that creates even larger incentives for transfer pricing and for locating your profits overseas. and thereby escaping that tax. that is a fundamental divide. in
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